10 series & films to travel while binge-watching
During these pandemic restricting times, I believe it is fair to say we've all had our fair share of staying at home. Luckily, entertaining platforms such as Netflix, HBO Max or Amazon Prime made the task easier. Since we couldn't really travel anywhere, they brought travel to us through series and films. Here is a selection of my favorites to explore the world while binge-watching. Follow along!
Jardín de Asia: bridging Bolivian and Asian traditions in Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Before leaving Bolivia for good after my 2-year expat adventure there, we had a memorable lunch at Jardín de Asia restaurant. Located within the premises of Los Tajibos hotel, this restaurant offers the best of the Asian and Bolivian worlds through a delicious culinary experience. Read my restaurant review here.
Hotel Los Tajibos in Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Before leaving Bolivia for good after living two years in the country, we spent our last night at the most exclusive hotel in Santa Cruz de la Sierra: Los Tajibos. Read my hotel review to learn more about the facilities you can find in the premises, how our room was or which foodie options there are.
Chorros de Jurina
In these pandemic times, there's nothing like escaping to nature for a much needed break. That's exactly what we did today when exploring the Jurina waterfalls (also known as Chorros de Jurina in Spanish). Located just 30 minutes away from Tarija, I highly recommend visiting this nearby area.
Exploring the ruins of Tiwanaku
Tiwanaku, also known as Tiahuanaco or Tihuanaco, is located some 76kms from La Paz (link), making it the perfect daytrip. Home to a legendary yet mysterious civilization, it is worth exploring this UNESCO site of ancient ruins near lake Titicaca.
Lake Titicaca travel guide: Copacabana + Isla del Sol
Since this year there were no fun Carnival celebrations in Tarija because of the COVID pandemic, we decided to explore one of the must destinations in Bolivia: lake Titicaca. This mesmerizing lake located in the border with Peru has typically been a touristy spot for nationals and foreigners alike. Discover all there is to do in this travel guide, including tips for visiting Copacabana and the Island of the Sun (Isla del Sol).
Traveling from Bolivia to Spain during the COVID-19 pandemic
After being in lockdown for four months in Bolivia, we managed to travel back home to Spain in the middle of the COVID-19 global pandemic. I'm happy to report we're now safe and sound with our families! If you would like to know what it was like to get from our home in Tarija to Santa Cruz and then all the way to Spain, keep on reading.
The cheerful Carnival of Tarija
When speaking of Carnival, Brazil comes to our mind instantly. But what about Bolivia? How is it celebrated here? Let me take you to the colorful Carnival of Tarija!
A peaceful weekend in Villa Abecia & Camargo
This weekend we decided to explore a bit outside Tarija. Hence, we headed to Villa Abecia and Camargo in the Chuquisaca region for some time off while enjoying wines and singanis in the Bolivian countryside. We actually found paradise! Learn what there is to do in this area in two days.
Hostal Cepas de mi Abuelo in Villa Abecia
During our weekend getaway trip to Villa Abecia and Camargo, we stayed at the Hostal Cepas de mi Abuelo in Villa Abecia. We enjoyed a couple of very relaxing days here and would come back in the blink of an eye. If you like being surrounded by nature as well as indulging yourself with fresh products and good wine, this is your place to go! Read this hotel review to learn more.